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29/12/1989 Václav Havel is selected to be president of Czechoslovakia

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Vaclav Havel | President of Czech republic | Czechoslovakia | Wish you were here ? |1990

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Charlton Heston, Vaclav Havel among Medal of Freedom honorees

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Czech President Caught Stealing Pen

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10 FAMOUS CZECHS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD (Honest Guide)

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The Death of Vaclav Havel

Havel's Civic Forum party played a major role in the Velvet Revolution that toppled communism in Czechoslovakia. He assumed the presidency shortly thereafter, and was re-elected in a landslide the following year and after Slovak independence in 1993. Havel was instrumental in dismantling the Warsaw Pact and expanding NATO membership eastward.
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